Vehicles can catch fire for a variety of reasons. The most common causes are mechanical and electrical issues. On rare occasions, a severe collision will result in a fire. If a driver sees smoke or flames, or smells burning rubber or plastic, he or she needs to respond immediately.
Your fleet drivers need to know how to prevent a vehicle fire, how to recognize the warning signs of fire, and how to respond if their vehicle ever does catch fire. Click here for expert advice from the National Fire Protection Association. You can pass this along to your fleet drivers as a friendly reminder.